How Many Victims Are Killed by Sharp Objects?

Intentional Homicide Victims Killed by Sharp Objects (As % of Total) (%), 2012 or latest
Law & Crime | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 27 countries in 2012, Iceland ranked the highest in intentional homicide victims killed by sharp objects as a share of total victims with 100% followed by Luxembourg and Czech Republic. On the other end of the scale was Macedonia with 7.00%, Bosnia and Herzegovina with 8.00% and USA with 11.0%.

Data for more countries are available at Intentional Homicide Victims Killed by Sharp Objects (As % of Total) indicator page.

Intentional Homicide Victims Killed by Sharp Objects (As % of Total) Unit 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Austria % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 26.0% 33.0% 31.0% 34.0% 36.0% ...
Bulgaria % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25.0% 20.0% 17.0% 15.0% 18.0%
Canada % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 35.0% 34.0% 35.0% 37.0% 31.0% ...
Chile % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 41.0% ...
Croatia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 26.0%
Czech Republic % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 41.0% 48.0% 41.0% 45.0% ...
Finland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 39.0% 35.0% 34.0% 43.0% 45.0%
Hungary % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 40.0% 38.0% 37.0% 40.0% 35.0%
Iceland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 50.0%
Luxembourg % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 14.0% 13.0% 20.0% 70.0% ...
Mongolia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 40.0% 30.0% 39.0% 32.0% ...
New Zealand % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 33.0% 28.0% 25.0% 40.0%
Slovenia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 42.0% 33.0% 50.0% 54.0% 13.0%
Spain % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 40.0%
Sweden % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 43.0% ... ...